The 5 Best Neighborhoods in Mesa AZ

Posted by Cathy Carter on Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at 2:07pm.

Explore The 5 Best Neighborhoods in Mesa AZ!

Homebuyers who desire the urban amenities that only a city can offer, yet still want a highly livable community feel, will want to explore the best neighborhoods in Mesa AZ to live, raise a family, and buy a home. Considered to be the central hub of the East Valley, Mesa is the third largest city in Arizona and home to nearly 450,000 people. Mesa residents enjoy 300 days of warm weather a year, major employment opportunities, a vibrant downtown, exciting cultural and recreational attractions, and an abundance of outdoor activities. The city has many beautiful and historic neighborhoods and offers a vast array of options for homebuyers. Whether you’re looking for low maintenance condos with onsite amenities, homes with a Casita or pool, homes on the golf course, equestrian properties, homes in a gated community or sprawling estates with spectacular mountain views, you’re sure to find the perfect home that meets your requirements in Mesa. Equally diverse are Mesa’s attractions, which range from museums (the Arizona Museum of Natural History to a Wild West town, numerous golf courses, and the baseball spring-training venues of Hohokam Stadium and Sloan Park, just to name a few. Those who are ready to begin looking at homes for sale in Mesa will need to work with a qualified, local agent in order to gain access to the most exclusive neighborhoods and the best homes. Cathy Carter is an experienced REALTOR® in Mesa specializing in newer homes and luxury real estate and would love to meet with you to discuss what you're looking for in your next home. Call Cathy today! 480-459-8488

Explore the 5 best neighborhoods in Mesa AZ (Northeast and Southeast Mesa) below:

Northeast Mesa

Northeast has been named as the wealthiest neighborhood in Mesa. This upscale area has several golf communities and custom home enclaves along with more affordable areas. Northeast Mesa neighborhoods are among the most popular in the Valley for road bicyclists, who flock to the Usery Pass Road and Bush Highway. The Desert Trails Bike Park is in the heart of the area with trails for all ages. Las Sendas also offers many hills and bike lanes. Saguaro Lake and Salt River Recreation offer boating, tubing, paddling and other water sports.

1). Las Sendas - The most upscale master-planned community in Mesa is Las Sendas, which encompasses 1800 acres. The community features million dollar homes with spectacular views of the Superstition Mountains and dedicated open spaces. The award-winning Las Sendas 18-hole championship golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones II, integrates the natural landscape and offers a challenging yet playable golf experience. The golf course and clubhouse are privately owned but allow residents of Las Sendas to enjoy preferred privileges.

2). Alta Mesa  - A diverse community of over 2000 homes, Alta Mesa consists of about 25 separate enclaves, many of which are gated for extra security and privacy. You’ll find luxury custom homes, townhomes, patio homes, and condos in Alta Mesa. The Alta Mesa Golf Club is the centerpiece of the Alta Mesa community, a private, equity club owned and operated by its members. Many Alta Mesa homes are on the golf course and offer expansive views. Alta Mesa is conveniently located less than 2 miles from the loop 202, with golf courses, and shopping and dining opportunities just minutes away.  

3). Red Mountain Ranch - The desirable master planned community of Red Mountain Ranch is comprised of several enclaves of neighborhoods (some gated) with around 1600 single-family homes and townhomes.  Many of the beautiful homes offer spectacular mountain and city light views due to the higher elevation and proximity to Tonto National Forest. Builders represented in the community include Richmond American, Saddleback Homes, Continental, Ryland, and UDC, just to name a few. At the center of the community is the Red Mountain Ranch Country Club featuring an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Pete Dye, a spacious clubhouse, pool, fitness center, and 6 lighted tennis courts.

Southeast Mesa

This growing Mesa neighborhood is attracting new homebuyers and businesses. The ASU Polytechnic campus located here attracts a younger crowd and millennials, families and retirees alike flock to this area. Golf courses are abundant and many big recreational areas are close by. New neighborhoods can be found on the eastern side of this neighborhood. The master-planned communities of Eastmark and Mulberry can be found in the middle of Southeast Mesa.

4). Eastmark - Ranked as the #1 best-selling master-planned community in Arizona, Eastmark features beautiful neighborhoods, award-winning schools, and innovative amenities. The five-square-mile community was designed to encourage connection and interaction outdoors. Neighborhood streets are bicycle and pedestrian-friendly and residents enjoy numerous opportunities to come together and mingle, with clubs and activities available to fit most interests and needs. Eastmark real estate includes single-family homes ranging in size from 1,300 to 5,700 Sq.ft. and priced from the low $200s to $500K+. Notable builders represented in the community include Meritage Homes, Taylor Morrison, Maracay Homes, and Shea Homes.

5). Mulberry - The desirable, master-planned community of Mulberry appeals to families of all types. The community includes seven parks, decorative pergolas, extensive landscaping, and attractive, tree-lined boulevards that lead you to the centrally located Club at Mulberry Park, which is just a short walk from anywhere within the community. There are four new home collections available in Mulberry: Arbor, Americana, Centennial, and Heritage. Mulberry is a great choice for buyers seeking a more recent build, with three to five bedroom homes priced from $297,850 to $518,000. Residents enjoy an array of outstanding amenities including a large pool, fitness studio, tennis, pickleball, basketball, playgrounds, large event lawns, and a professional lifestyle director onsite for organized community events and lifestyle opportunities. 

Work with the Best REALTOR in Mesa AZ - Cathy Carter

A lot goes into buying or selling a home and Cathy Carter believes that no one person, no matter how experienced or knowledgeable, can provide the best service without a team of specialists. With Cathy and her professional team, it starts with listening to your wants and needs and hearing your concerns and goals. Cathy is then able to uncover the right home in the right neighborhood that best meets your individual requirements or execute the best strategy to sell your home quickly and for top dollar. Cathy's number one objective is to make the home buying or selling process as stress-free and rewarding as possible for you. Offering over two decades of real estate experience and specializing in newer homes and luxury properties, Cathy understands that frequent and open communication is essential to each and every transaction - her phone never goes unanswered. Whether you're looking to invest in a beautiful new home in Mesa or sell your existing home, allow Cathy to be your trusted guide and advisor every step of the way.

Please give the best REALTOR® in Mesa - Cathy Carter a call today at 480-459-8488 or fill out the online contact form, and she will be delighted to answer any questions you may have.

CATHY CARTER, REALTOR®
ABR, CRS, CDPE
2450 S. Arizona Ave, Suite 1
Chandler, Arizona 85286
Cell: 480-459-8488

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Cathy has been in the Real Estate industry for over two and a half decades in the Arizona market. She has the ability and confidence along with continued education that is necessary to succeed in this ever-changing market. Cathy specializes in difficult to move properties in the Chandler Area. Quick to respond to all tasks required. Equator Certified Platinum for Bank owned homes and Short Sales as well.

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